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The Old Man of Storr

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Amazing view and hike

This hike is not for the faint of heart. It is definitely doable and not limited to the best in shape, but it was an hour or two, strenuous, especially if you want to get to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Edmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hike is not for the faint of heart. It is definitely doable and not limited to the best in shape, but it was an hour or two, strenuous, especially if you want to get to the Storr itself. It is up steps and rocks, but well worth the hike. The views you get are second to none in Scotland,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I started my hike on a cool November day with cloudy skies. There was one other car in the small parking lot at the base and I saw another couple get off a bus to hike up as well. I followed and was eventually followed by that young couple and then lost them when it started to rain then hail... More 

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Thua Thien - Hue Province, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in winter...cold weather and the wind blowing. Rugged up in many layers of clothes. Looks daunting from the bottom and as the walk begins on the steep path seconds thoughts hit. But you must persevere, make it to the top and you won't be disappointed with 1. accomplishment and 2. the views are fantastic. Well worth the effort.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well.. this was my first hiking experience... I totally loved it ! The weather was a little misty and windy... ( but its like this 75 % of the time in Isle of Skye, so...) Just amazing guys ! Totally worth it !

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in winter, when the weather was not ideal - some clouds and fog - but the walk up was still very nice and not difficult at all. The payoff were some stunning views and a unique Isle of Skye atmosphere.

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Thank Kristijanson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to the old man is a long one! Its not necessary to climb right to the top but the higher you are the better the views. I completely misunderstood the concept and thought we were looking for a rock that looked like a man... a lovely lady corrected me though when I asked what I was meant to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had very windy, cloudy/rainy weather, so the views were not great, but it was obviously a beautiful and intriguing place. I would love to go back on a nicer day and hike the whole path, which we did not do. If you're on Skye and near Portree, this is worth a stop

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible views of the mountain side that resembles an "old man". We were on a tight time line so we didn't stop to make the hike up the mountain side. You can stop at the car park and take in the beautiful views without hiking if you are tight on time!

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a car parking on the road under the mountain for some 30 cars. But you will have to make a pretty long walk up the hill. Be prepared to sand against very strong wind (especially in winter). The view from the mountain is beautiful, but still it depends on weather

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The feel when you finally climbed up the hill and saw the amazing horizon in front of you is such an unforgettable moment. No cars, traffic jam, and hustle bustle of the city, all you need is just to enjoy the beauty of highlands. It is a gold!

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